Aussie Hoons Earn More Ire; Cops Contemplate Crusher
The Age is reporting two more hoon-related incidents, less than a day after a street race gone bad killed an elderly couple in Sydney, Australia. The first arrest involved two Pulsar hatchbacks racing side-by-side. Police allege that the vehicle on the wrong side of the road in Guildford struck a car making a right hand turn, sending both drivers to hospital. That accident comes hot on the heels of another arrest in St. Marys, where police nabbed two more alleged street racers: a 17-year-old Toyota Camry driver (with two 16-year-old passengers) and a 21-year-old disqualified driver helming a Daihatsu Charade. Police have responded to the hoonage with plenty of tough talk, promising increased retribution. "You have to question whether, as in the case of the United States, the solution to this problem is, in part, the compacting of vehicles into a cube dropped on the front lawn of their homes," Mr Moroney told reporters. "Maybe that's the message that they've got to understand."